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Assessing economic impacts of greenhouse gas mitigation
Includes bibliographical references (p. 28-29).
|Statement||Derek Vollmer, rapporteur ; Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies|
|Contributions||National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Energy and Environmental Systems|
|LC Classifications||HC79.A4 A87 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 43 p. :|
|Number of Pages||43|
|LC Control Number||2010275092|
Projected emissions studies for the non-CO 2 gases provide a benchmark that can be used to measure the potential environmental and economic impact of proposed climate policies across all relevant gases. International Mitigation Technologies to Reduce Emissions of Non CO 2 Gases. Numerous technologies are available to reduce emissions of methane. Climate change mitigation policies tend to focus on the energy sector, while the livestock sector receives surprisingly little attention, despite the fact that it accounts for 18% of the greenhouse gas emissions and for 80% of total anthropogenic land use. From a dietary perspective, new insights in the adverse health effects of beef and pork have lead to a revision of meat consumption.
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Many economic models exist to estimate the cost and effectiveness of different policies for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Some approaches incorporate rich technological detail, others emphasize the aggregate behavior of the economy and energy system, and some focus on impacts.
SOURCE: Tom Kram, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, presentation given at the Workshop on Assessing Economic Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, National Academies, Washington, D.C., OctoberPLANNING COMMITTEE FOR THE WORKSHOP ON ASSESSING ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF GREENHOUSE GAS MITIGATION RICHARD NEWELL, Duke University, Chair MARILYN BROWN, Georgia Institute of Technology PAUL JOSKOW, Alfred P.
Sloan Foundation JOHN WEYANT, Stanford University Project Staff JAMES ZUCCHETTO, Director, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems. This assessment should be undertaken as a matter of urgency, and disproportionately negative impacts should be assessed and addressed as appropriate.
This paper aims to contribute to this discussion by reviewing the state-of-the-art research on the economic impacts of greenhouse gas mitigation measures on states, using model-based analysis. This paper offers a survey of the existing literature assessing cost-effectiveness and efficiency of greenhouse gas mitigation strategies or the effects of broader economic reforms in the agricultural and forestry sectors.
The focus is mainly on European countries. Assessing the systems-level impacts of these energy efficiency improvements is crucial for effective long-term climate change policy- and decision-making. In this study, we developed a framework that integrates process simulation with integrated resource planning and techno-economic assessment techniques to evaluate long-term GHG mitigation.
The study assesses greenhouse gas emissions from all operational activities in the Norwegian defence sector in based on the methodology in the IPCC guidelines for national greenhouse gas inventories ().Gasses included are carbon dioxide (CO 2), methane (CH 4), nitrous oxide (N 2 O), and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
The greenhouse gas emissions are estimated. The relative variations in the energy substitution and GHG mitigation potential with respect to the base case are shown in Table 6.
These values indicate the effects of a 10% and 20% increase and decrease of values for key parameters in the outcome of base results (Valente et al., ). A novel bottom-up energy demand-supply model of the oil sands was developed to perform a techno-economic-environmental evaluation of energy demand-reduction scenarios.
Thirty different greenhouse gas mitigation scenarios were assessed to find greenhouse gas mitigation potential, marginal mitigation costs, and energy savings potential. Provides guidelines for low-cost assessment of greenhouse gas emissions in smallholder farming systems.
Discusses methods for assessing economic and social acceptability of climate change mitigation measures. Will bring attention to trade-offs between carbon sequestration, farmers income, and other social outcomes. Get this from a library.
Assessing economic impacts of greenhouse gas mitigation: summary of a workshop. [Derek Vollmer; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Energy and Environmental Systems.; National Academies Press (U.S.);]. The OECD has been working on climate change economics and policy since the late s.
We are using economic models and quantitative assessments to inform policy makers of the costs, benefits and potential tradeoffs of climate change mitigation scenarios.
Get this from a library. Assessing economic impacts of greenhouse gas mitigation: summary of a workshop. [Derek Vollmer; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Energy and Environmental Systems.;] -- Many economic models exist to estimate the cost and effectiveness of different policies for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Some approaches incorporate rich technological detail. Assessing Economic Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation: Summary of a Workshop () Many economic models exist to estimate the cost and effectiveness of different policies for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Some approaches incorporate rich technological detail, others emphasize the aggregate behavior of the economy and energy system. The impact of anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on the global climate is a major challenge for sustainable development (IPCC ).Since there has been a lot of activity in the international sphere to develop national plans to address the challenge of climate change, culminating in the Paris Agreement.
The potential of forest-based bioenergy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions when displacing fossil-based energy must be balanced with forest carbon implications related to biomass harvest.
We integrate life cycle assessment (LCA) and forest carbon analysis to assess total GHG emissions of forest bioenergy over time. Application of the method to case studies of wood pellet and. While these adaptation and mitigation measures can help reduce damages in a number of sectors, this assessment shows that more immediate and substantial global greenhouse gas emissions reductions, as well as regional adaptation efforts, would be needed to avoid the most severe consequences in.
Greenhouse gases include water vapor, CO2, methane, nitrous oxide (N2O) and other gases. Carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases turn like a blanket, gripping Infra-Red radiation and.
Climate Change Mitigation is the most comprehensive and up-to-date scientific, technical and economic assessment of options to mitigate climate change and their costs. The report: * Makes clear there are strong inter-linkages between climate change policy and policies towards sustainable development.
* Assesses information on technological options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. component of economic growth, data from the past two decades shows that economic growth is part of the CEQA analysis of a project’s greenhouse gas emissions or energy impacts.
This document approaches also offer the most straightforward methods for assessing VMT reductions from mitigation measures for residential/office projects. When. The mitigation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions can be approached in various ways: from the supply side, by using improvements in technologies and input uses; and from the changes in the demand for products, by influencing consumer behavior to achieve a more sustainable consumption pattern.This book provides standards and guidelines for quantifying greenhouse gas emissions and removals in smallholder agricultural systems and comparing options for climate change mitigation based on emission reductions and livelihood trade-offs.
Globally, agriculture is directly responsible for about. Importantly, many mitigation-related health impacts accrue sooner than the impacts projected from climate change. Studies published in the Lancet in highlighted this, suggesting significant net health benefits across several mitigation strategies and settings (e.g., Haines et al.
).Studies in this series used modeling to estimate the differences in, and magnitude of, health co.